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Millington Wrestling host rivals in new home

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The Millington Civic Center Gymnasium is now the home of Millington Trojan Wrestling. Head Coach Bill Richardson and his athletes debuted the venue to the public last Tuesday welcoming the Brighton Cardinals and Munford Cougars. Millington Central 36 Brighton  21 152: Gavin Haynes (BRIG) over Maurice Wooten (MICE) (Dec 8-3) 160: […]

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The Book of Eli: Cardinal five-tool senior to write next chapters at ASU

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The sweet left-hand swing hits for average and line-drive power. He has patrolled the centerfield of Brighton Baseball Stadium the past three years with a dependable glove and accurate arm. And when Eli Davis is on the base paths, Cardinal Head Coach Mike “Wick” Wickersham can count on his speed to […]

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Becoming Winners for Dummies: Lady Rebels still in the process of learning how to be a champion

By Thomas Sellers Jr. There is no official book on learning how to become a championship team. But many players, coaches and organizers of winning squads and dynasties would reference things like having commitment, talent, a taste of hardships and mix in heavy amounts of learning how to handle success. On Jan. 9 the Tipton-Rosemark […]

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TRA’s Test: Rebel comeback falls short against FACS

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Two of the best private school teams in the Memphis area took to the court Jan. 9 in the TRA Gymnasium. The FACS Crusaders came into the contest with only one defeat. Meanwhile the host Tipton-Rosemark Academy Rebels entered the showdown looking to notch another impressive win on their resume’. After […]

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Rosemark girls stay in Journal West 10 Media Power 10 for Week 2

The Journal West 10 Media Power 10 Basketball Rankings The teams from the coverage area including Arlington, Bartlett, Cordova, Collierville, Germantown, Millington and South Tipton County are eligible. Each week throughout 2018 district basketball play see how the poll shakes out. JW10 will rank the Top 5 boys’ varsity teams and Top 5 girls’ varsity […]

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SPORTS ALERT: Book of Eli next chapters will be written in Jonesboro

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Brighton Cardinal Eli Davis has been authoring pages in his baseball life since the age of 4. Now the senior has transformed from a Dixie Youth League player to one of the latest signees of Tommy Raffo at Arkansas State University. This morning in the Brighton High School Gymnasium, Davis was […]

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CBHS claims the 2018 Trojan Invitational first-place team trophy with the most points. The Purple Wave finished ahead of Munford and St. George's respectively.

CBHS grips most points at 2018 Trojan Invitational

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The 2018 Trojan Invitational took place on the campus of Millington Central High School Saturday. The host Millington Trojans welcomed schools like St. Benedict, Germantown, Cordova, Brighton, Munford, St. George’s and Christian Brothers High School. Those grapplers competed in 14 weight class for each division’s individual crown. The winners are 106- […]

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New Year’s Resolution: Shake up District 15-2A

By Thomas Sellers Jr. MEMPHIS — The name Jewell Gates is respected in this corner of the state around basketball circles. Before coming to Millington two years ago, Gates earned a solid repetition as a player and coach from Tipton County to winning a State title at Southwind. Throughout December, Gates and his Trojans have […]

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Munford Lady Cougar Camryn Bruce launches one of her 9 made three-pointers Friday night over Millington defender Taylor Payne. Bruce finished with 29 points in the win over the Lady Trojans.

Bruce Loose: Lady Cougar’s career night sparks win in Millington

By Thomas Sellers Jr. It’s clear to see the strength of the Munford Lady Cougars. The advantage Steve Poindexter’s squad brings to the court each night towers over the competition with Deja Potter, Aliyah Lee and Gabby Crawford. While the trio of post players have been solid throughout the season, the Munford backcourt of players […]

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Lady Chargers leave Brighton victorious

By Thomas Sellers Jr. It was clear Saturday night a huge part of the Brighton Lady Cardinals’ game plan was to limit Covington’s Tia Bland. At moments the strategy worked for David Wampler’s Lady Cardinals against the Lady Charger standout. But Bland had enough highlights in the Brighton Gymnasium to help her team outlast the […]

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